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Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas - #23 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 12/18/1984
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College Illinois
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
105 473 1

Payton, Loomis, Vitt to attend Sunday's Saints game

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton, GM Mickey Loomis and linebackers coach Joe Vitt will attend Sunday night's Chargers-Saints game.

Son of Unitas sends Brees letter about TD record

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Johnny Unitas' son has sent a letter of encouragement to Drew Brees, who is in position to break a long-standing NFL record held by Unitas.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
For the second week in a row, the Falcons are the only NFC South team celebrating a victory on Monday.

Packers hand Saints their fourth loss

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers rallied to beat the Saints 28-27 on Sunday.

Saints having hopes dashed at linebacker

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Saints tried to fortify their linebacking corps in free agency during the offseason, but the position has not been exempt from the struggles plaguing the team.

Key matchup: Packers RB Cedric Benson vs. Saints run defense

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Packers’ Cedric Benson could become the latest running back to break out against New Orleans’ porous run defense.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The undefeated Falcons had no trouble disposing of the Chargers, while the rest of the NFC South came up short in Week Three.

Charles, Succop lead Chiefs past Saints

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles had 233 rushing yards and PK Ryan Succop kicked six field goals as the Chiefs rallied for a 27-24 overtime win over the Saints.

Saints look to rookie DT Hicks for spark

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
We hear the Saints' coaching staff was impressed with the flashes rookie DT Akiem Hicks showed in Week Two.

Hall Call: Drew Brees

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Is Saints QB Drew Brees worthy of the same level of appreciation as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady?

Smith, Hargrove visit NFL for talks on bounties

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Will Smith and Anthony Hargrove met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday about the Saints bounty scandal.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
As the Falcons celebrate a 2-0 start, panic might be setting in for the 0-2 Saints. The Panthers and Bucs, at 1-1, both have positives to build off of.

Report: NFL shows Vilma affidavit from Williams about bounty

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell showed Saints LB Jonathan Vilma a sworn affidavit from Gregg Williams that Vilma put a bounty on Brett Favre.

Saints drop to 0-2 after 35-27 loss to Panthers

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw for 253 yards and ran for a career-high 71 yards as the Panthers defeated New Orleans 35-27.

Saints' Spagnuolo searching for answers to defensive woes

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
First-year Saints coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is already under fire after his defense’s poor showing in the season opener.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 02, 2012
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Thomas is likely to see more action with Darren Sproles out due to a hand injury.||||||| Mark Ingram, and Chris Ivory could also see more time in the backfield.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Thomas needed only nine carries to compile 110 yards during a 35-27 loss to Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Thomas had only 17 yards on four attempts during the season opener against Washington.
Posted Jan. 14, 2012
Thomas has left in the first quarter after taking a hit to the head against the San Francisco 49ers in their NFC divisional round playoff. The team said Thomas would not return.||||||| Thomas caught a pass from Drew Brees on the Saints' opening drive Saturday and absorbed a vicious blow from Donte Whitner just short of the goal line. Whitner jarred the ball loose, and Patrick Willis recovered for the 49ers at their own 2-yard line.
Posted Dec. 29, 2011
Thomas has been fined $12,500 for a uniform violation and a touchdown celebration in which he placed a bow on a football and gave it to a fan.||||||| The fine for the celebration is $7,500. Thomas also violated NFL policies by wearing Christmas-themed green and red tape on his black and gold Saints uniform, and his fine for that is $5,000. Notice of the fines was taped to Thomas' locker by teammates with a big red bow on top as part of a prank.
Posted Dec. 27, 2011
Thomas had pedestrian numbers New Orleans wrapped up the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.||||||| Thomas carried nine times for 53 yards and had two catches for four.

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